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Category Archives: Electronics
Modem go boom
This is my Mom’s busted modem. It got into an argument with a thunder storm.
Stereo light fix
My friend Lynda has this stereo whose display quit working.
Electric razor battery repair
I have this old electric razor that was long dead…
Remote Control Mod
My apartment complex is a “gated community”, meaning they have large iron gates that give the impression of security, thereby allowing them to charge more rent. Along with a key, each tenant receives a remote control to open said gate as well as the garage door to the apartment.
Remember CueCats? They were the nifty personal barcode device that advertisers were going to use to taylor market to your personal habits and tastes. It was the hardware version of spyware. Well, it failed miserably .
Tungsten T Repair
Many Tungstens out there experience the “drift.” What’s the drift, you ask?
Handspring Thin Modem Repair
I got a email from a guy in response to a post I put on VisorCentral. He had a broken Thin Modem (Springboard module) — the phone connector had come off.
Handspring VisorPhone Repair
I got another email from someone with a broken VisorPhone.
Guild Spice Chest Radio Restoration
A good friend of mine had a beautiful old radio in his attic. He was good enough to let me have a crack at restoring it to working condition.